Originally Posted by cincyinco
Would Jr accept a trade to the ChiSox? He's also having a hell of a year offensively, and the Reds are in the hunt. He has 10/5 rights. He wanted a shot in Cincy, and he may very well finally have it this year. I think he might veto a deal. Now if we were as bad as we were last year, then I could see him waiving his 10/5 rights. But I just can't see Jr to the Sox.
This is absolutely true. In order to pull the trigger on this deal, we really would have to fall off the pace. Even though I think it could be best for the team, trading Jr would be devastating if this club is still in the race, which I believe they will be.